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The Changing Nature of Homelessness

  • Today more than ever, there is a shortage of housing units that low income people can afford. And as the gap between income and housing costs grows, more people face homelessness.

  • While families, children, and youth are all affected, most of the people who experience homelessness are single adults.

  • On any given night in the United States, more than half a million people experience homelessness.